Stephen Rice, 2021 Junior Board
Current Employer & Position Title: Google, Software Engineer
Years Served on Junior Board: 2020, 2021 (Co-director of Tech Committee)
Stephen is a New York based engineer originally hailing from South Bend, Indiana. Before settling in New York, Stephen spent time in the Bay Area, pursuing a B.S. in Computer Science at Stanford University. While at Stanford, Stephen had the opportunity to work on multiple projects at the intersection of technology and social impact, including ventures in edtech and with nonprofit organizations.
Stephen’s desire to effect social change at scale brought him to Google, where he leads a team of engineers within the Civics team on Google Search. Stephen’s team works to surface comprehensive and accurate information regarding elections, political entities, and government services to users worldwide. Stephen is excited to draw on this professional background to advance AsylumConnect’s mission and assist his fellow LGBTQ+ community members in the process of seeking asylum.